The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Vinca

The genus Vinca is in the family Apocynaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Vinca

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Vinca berbacea Waldst. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vinca difformis Pourr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Vinca elegantissima hort. ex Pasquale Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vinca erecta Regel & Schmalh. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Vinca herbacea Waldst. & Kit. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Vinca major L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Vinca minor L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Vinca obliqua Porta Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Vinca schottii Mikan ex Steudel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Vinca sterilis Noronha Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 36 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Vinca. Of these 5 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 14 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Vinca. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 36 species names for the genus Vinca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5 13.9%
Synonym 26 72.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 5 13.9%

All names

The status of the 50 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Vinca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 8 16.0%
Synonym 37 74.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 5 10.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 36 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Vinca, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 5 26 0 0 31 86.1%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 0 0 0 5 5 13.9%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Vinca is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 0 0 4 0 4 11.1%
WCSP 5 26 0 1 0 32 88.9%